Jonas Valanciunas 18 Points Full Highlights (12/20/2013)

It was a hard practice. Jonas Valanciunas was feeling the effects of the last set of sprints. Practicing some post moves against Amir Johnson, he became more and more lethargic, until he collapsed on the hardwood, clutching his chest. The assistant coaches ran over to where Jonas lay, writhing. “Jonas, what’s wrong?” “I…can’t…breathe! I feel…like…

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Brandon Knight Career High 36 Points/6 Threes Full Highlights (12/18/2013)

Brandon Knight hacked his way through the dense growth of the jungle floor. Slashing with all of his might, his machete cut a path straight through the brush, enabling his feet to tread a path that no human had tread for, perhaps, centuries. Finally, pushing aside two large palm fronds, he was upon his goal:…

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Luis Scola 18 Points Full Highlights (12/16/2013)

Logging into his new, anonymous Wikipedia account, Luis glanced over his shoulders furtively. The librarians would certainly disapprove of his using the public computers for political purposes. But there were wrongs that needed to be righted, and Luis would be the one to right them. He navigated to Wikipedia’s entry on the Falkland Islands. The…

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Channing Frye 20 Points/5 Threes Full Highlights (12/15/2013)

Channing “Frye Sauce” Frye sat out all of last season with an screwed-up heart. The doctors claimed it was a genetic abnormality, present since birth, but I know better. ————————————– Channing was pacing. He always paced his room when he was nervous. The phone was sitting on his bed, just waiting to be picked up…

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John Henson 18 Points/13 Rebounds/2 Blocks Full Highlights (12/14/2013)

John Henson slept fitfully, tossing and turning in his bed. Within the deepest confines of his brain, a dream played out its haunting plotline… ——————– From the fog emerged a dark, tall figure. The grey murk made it impossible to distinguish the man until he walked right up to John. “Wilt! Why are you here?”…

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Andrea Bargnani 23 Points Full Highlights (12/14/2013)

Bargnani sat down heavily at his desk. He was exhausted, not by the physical exertion of practice, but by the prose aching to be released from his body. Pulling to him a feather pen and a piece of stationery, he wrote: “As stars shine in the night above It is only you I think of,…

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Trevor Booker 24 Points/14 Rebounds Full Highlights (12/13/2013)

Trevor Booker was fuming. So close to the win, only to have in snatched from his fingertips! The injustice of it was absolutely maddening. Sitting in the locker room post-game, he scowled at the floor, consumed with dark thoughts. Glen Rice approached him. “Hey Book, you wanna-” He was cut off by the intense hate…

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Mirza Teletovic 17 Points/5 Threes Full Highlights (12/13/2013)

“You guys sure this good idea? I very afraid of heights.” Mirza remarked as he was led, blindfolded, through the streets of Brooklyn by the entirety of his Nets teammates. “Don’t worry Mirza, everything will be fine. What better way to build up your confidence by having you bungee jump off the Brooklyn Bridge?” said…

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Jimmer Fredette 13 Points Full Highlights (12/11/2013)

“Jimmer, listen up. This is God speaking.” Jimmer, in the middle of untying his shoes, looked up at the ceiling of the locker room. “This isn’t funny guys. Stop making fun of my religion.” A light fixture above him suddenly burnt out in a cascade of sparks. “Do not doubt me, Jimmer.” Dropping to his…

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Mike Dunleavy 25 Points/2 Blocks Full Highlights (12/10/2013)

Mike Dunleavy grabbed his phone off the bedside table and dialed his teammate Taj Gibson. “Hey Mike, what’s up?” came Taj’s voice. “Oh, nothing, just wanted to see what you were up to,” Mike responded. There was a pause where nothing was heard but the squeaking of Mike’s bed. “What’s making that noise? And why…

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